Musharraf attacks PM Modi, says he cannot dictate terms on peace process
Musharraf attacks PM Modi, says he cannot dictate terms on peace process

 Former Pakistan President Pervez​ Musharraf on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that he is anti-Pakistan and anti-Muslim, and that he cannot dictate terms to his country on the peace process.

PM Modi invited Sharif, but Pakistan `spoiled the game`: Sushma Swaraj
PM Modi invited Sharif, but Pakistan `spoiled the game`: Sushma Swaraj

After Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said the talks between New Delhi and Islamabad can happen only if the former takes the initiative, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said it was the Islamic state which "spoiled the game” by talking to Hurriyat leaders.

India disappointed with Pak, but will continue efforts to improve ties: Modi
India disappointed with Pak, but will continue efforts to improve ties: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed his disappointment at the cancellation of secretary-level talks with Pakistan and flayed the neighbouring country for engaging secessionists in Kashmir.

Syed Ali Shah Geelani expresses grief over deaths due to ceasefire violations

Expressing grief over the loss of lives in ceasefire violations along the international border, Syed Ali Shah Geelani today said small skirmishes can lead to a war between India and Pakistan in which no country will be a winner.

Pak media term cancellation of FS-talks as `setback for peace`

Pakistan media on Tuesday said the cancellation of Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks was a "major setback" and a "giant step back" after Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s surprise move to invite his Pakistani counterpart at his swearing-in ceremony.

Cancellation of Indo-Pak talks casts shadow on Modi-Sharif meet at UNGA

India on Monday cancelled the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan after the latter`s envoy here met Kashmiri separatist leaders ahead of the bilateral parleys.

Pak envoy invite to separatists `strange and ironical`: VHP

Jammu and Kashmir unit of VHP on Monday termed the invite by Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit to Kashmiri separatists as "strange and ironical", saying the neighbouring country is playing with the sovereignty of India.

Indo-Pak talks cancelled on flimsy ground, says PDP

The meeting between Pakistan High Commissioner and Hurriyat leaders is a "very flimsy ground" for the government to shelve its bold initiative of resuming diplomatic talks with Pakistan, PDP said on Monday.

Modi govt shouldn`t have agreed to talks with Pakistan in first place: Congress

Congress on Monday raised questions on India calling off the Foreign Secretary level talks scheduled between the two countries on August 25 in Islamabad, stating that the government shouldn`t have agreed to talks in the first place.

How can Pakistan envoy talk to separatists? Congress

The Congress Sunday asked why India was going ahead with foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan when the Pakistani envoy here had invited Kashmiri separatists for talks.

Separatists groups call for strike during Narendra Modi`s visit in J&K

Separatists groups, including all the three factions of Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday called for a general strike on Friday to protest against the visit of Prime Minister Narendera Modi to Jammu and Kashmir.

Don`t sideline K-issue: Separatists to India, Pak

The moderate Hurriyat Conference, led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, on welcomed the resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan but cautioned both the countries against sidelining Kashmir issue.

Modi-Sharif meeting good beginning, says Hurriyat

Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday said the meeting between Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif was a good beginning for improving relations between the two countries.

India, Pakistan must resolve Kashmir issue once for all: Hurriyat

Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Sunday said the leadership of India and Pakistan need to "boldly" move forward towards the start of a full-fledged peace process for resolving Kashmir issue.

Mirwaiz placed under house arrest ahead of march, curbs in Srinagar

Moderate Hurriyat group`s chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was on Tuesday placed under house arrest while authorities have decided to impose restrictions in old city areas of Srinagar to thwart a march he has called for Wednesday, an official said.

Nagma gives `Bharat Ratna` to Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Cine star-turned-Congress hopeful from Meerut, Nagma, put herself in a spot after she confused late shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan with Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani, saying the J&K separatist leader is a `Bharat Ratna`.

Restrictions in Srinagar over separatist shutdown affects life

The authorities imposed restrictions in some areas of Srinagar Saturday to maintain law and order in the wake of a shutdown called by the separatists in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital.

Separatists protest in Srinagar over `judicial double standards`

Separatist activists of the Hurriyat group headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday staged a protest here alleging the "double standards of Indian judicial system".

Hurriyat demands action against ex-minister of Jammu

Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Friday demanded strict action against former health minister of Jammu and Kashmir Shabir Ahmad Khan, who is facing charges of sexual assault, and the constitution of an "impartial" inquiry commission to look into infamous sex scandal that rocked the state in 2006.

Geelani put under house arrest

Authorities in Kashmir valley on Saturday put hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani under house arrest immediately after his arrival at the airport here from New Delhi where he had gone for a health check-up.